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Preferred Meals Feeds City Council

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Pictured from left to right are Alexander Agee II, Preferred Meals VP of Sales Western Region & Urban Business Development, Philadelphia City Councilwoman Jannie L. Blackwell (D- 3rd District), Kimberly Parker, Preferred Meals Resident District Manager, Philadelphia City Councilwoman Cindy Bass (D- 8th District), Philadelphia City Councilwoman Helen Gym (D- At-Large) and Philadelphia…

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Laurin Talese pays homage to Nancy Wilson at The Kimmel Center

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Laurin Talese  (Amanda Irey Photography) By Kharisma McIlwaine The name Laurin Talese is a familiar one in Philadelphia’s jazz scene. The Cleveland native has been immersed in Philadelphia’s world-renowned music scene since her arrival in 2000. Talese was frequently featured among the performers at the legendary Five Spot and participated in “Black Lily,”…

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Eagles, Philly fans get catharsis through Super Bowl parade

February 8, 2018

📷 Shutterstock PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s first Super Bowl parade provided catharsis Thursday for hundreds of thousands of Eagles fans, deliriously joyful after decades without a title and relishing the national spotlight on a team that few outside the city thought could win it all. Fans clad in Eagles green jammed the streets from dawn…

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Fashion and fundraising go hand-in-hand to benefit Child Life Department at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

February 8, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Fashion designer Christine Phillips, (3rd from the right) takes a photo with some of the models who participated in Ms. Phillips’ 19th Annual Fashion Fundraiser.  (Photo: Robert Mendelsohn) By Leah Fletcher Fashion designer Christine Phillips’ 19th Annual 2018 Fashion Show and fundraiser was a brilliant night of fashion, food and fun, while supporting…

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All 50,000 SEPTA Regional Rail passes sold out for Eagles Parade

February 7, 2018

Photo: SEPTA Facebook page SEPTA has sold out of all of its 50,000 day passes for Regional Rail ahead of Thursday’s Eagles Super Bowl parade in Philadelphia. For those who were lucky enough to get purchase a pass, SEPTA says it does not guarantee a ride if trains are full to capacity. However, the  pass…

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Mister Rogers Forever Stamp coming to a neighborhood near you

February 7, 2018

The U.S. Postal services is issuing a Forever Stamp in honor of children’s television icon Mister Rogers. There ceremony will take place in Pittsburgh, PA March 23 at 11 a.m. at WQED’s Fred Rogers Studio, 4802 5th Ave. The event will be livestreamed at facebook.com/usps Fred Rogers (1928–2003) was known as a beloved television neighbor…

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Public safety, street closure details for the Eagles Championship Celebration

February 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia is proud to honor the 2018 Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles with a parade this Thursday, February 8, starting at 11am, along a route that will stretch from the Lincoln Financial Field stadium complex to the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum. The Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Parade will step…

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Rioter from Malvern, PA arrested for flipping car during Eagles celebration

February 7, 2018

According to WPVI Channel 20-year-old John Rigsby of Malvern, Pa has been arrested for his role flipping over a vehicle during Sunday night’s Superbowl celebration. Police have arrested a 20-year-old man for damaging a vehicle while celebrating the Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl victory Sunday night. Philadelphia police say Rigsby was among a group of seven…

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Everything you need to know about the Eagles Parade!

February 7, 2018

Everything you need to know about the Eagles Parade! Note:  There will be no Chestnut Hill West Regional Rail service all day Feb. 8 due to parade. See ful SEPTA Regional Rail schedule here. On Thursday the City of Philadelphia will celebrate the 2018 Super Bowl champions: the Philadelphia Eagles! The City will provide up-to-date…

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Charges reinstated against Amtrak engineer in Philadelphia crash

February 6, 2018

Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times via AP, phooto from Amtrak December 2017 crash PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Amtrak engineer was ordered Tuesday to stand trial for a deadly 2015 derailment in Philadelphia as a judge reinstated involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment charges. Another judge had thrown out the charges against 34-year-old Brandon Bostian last year, ruling…

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